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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Agricultural workers"
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Allen O'Neal interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Allen O'Neal interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-02-23
Description
One audio cassette. O'Neal first came to Florida in 1969 from Tennessee, where ran a grocery store. In the interview, he discusses running a commissary for US Sugar, including goods sold; why commissaries developed; the sugar industry; descriptions of the workers; the workers food habits; and how commissaries have changed.
Collection
Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-01-17
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Note on depositor agreement that interview cannot be reproduced in newspapers.) Sanchez oversees cane burning and cutting, as well as recruiting workers for a local sugar grower. His father was rancher in Cuba, who left as political exiles in the 1960s. In the interview, he discusses recruiting cane cutters in Jamaica; training workers; pay schemes; labor camps (set-up, conditions); field burning; types of workers: head pushers, ticket writers, camp supt., demonstrators; unions in Jamaica; and working conditions.
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Justin Brown interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Justin Brown interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1986-09-04
Description
Two audio cassettes. Brown began working for US Sugar in 1950 -- he was recruited by them in Jamaica. He was hired as a cane cutter, which was usually done by hand with a machete. By the time of the interview, he was a supervisor of cane cutters. In the interview, he discusses being recruited in Jamaica; the process of cane cutting; the gear required; the type of workers in the field; farm worker housing; other related sugar crop jobs; money earned cutting cane; his opinions of US Sugar and the sugar business; planting and harvesting the crop; and the future of the business.
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Ruth Wedgworth interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Ruth Wedgworth interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-10-05
Description
Two audio cassettes. Wedgworth discusses the Great Depression, sugarcane agriculture, and farming.
Collection
William & Lois DuBois interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

William & Lois DuBois interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1987-08-06
Description
Three audio cassettes. William & Lois DuBois discuss farming peppers. W. DuBois moved to Florida from Oklahoma in 1934, and married L. DuBois in 1936. They began growing green beans, squash, and lima beans before moving to peppers. In the interview, they discuss farm life; planting, growing, harvesting, and selling peppers; types of peppers; diseases and care of peppers; the many jobs needed to grow and sell peppers; farm labor relations; farm brokers; life in Deland and Boynton Beach; land development; cattle ranching; and related legal issues of pepper farming in Florida.
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a_s1685_06_tape21Allen O'Neal interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundAdministration
Businesspeople
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Company stores
Sugar
Retail stores
Selling
Food shopping
Agricultural workers
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a_s1685_07_tape11Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundSupervisors
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Immigration
Cuban Americans
Sugar
Sugarcane
Agricultural implements
Agriculture
Occupational folklore
Jamaican Americans
Labor unions
Employee morale
Agricultural workers
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a_s1685_04_tape15Justin Brown interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Farming
Sugar crops
Agricultural workers
Jamaican Americans
Immigration
Interviews
Oral histories
Occupational folklore
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a_s1685_07_tape22Ruth Wedgworth interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral histories
Crops
Farming
Sugarcane
Agricultural workers
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a_s1685_05_tape29William & Lois DuBois interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Agriculture
Peppers
Harvesting
Crops
Family farms
Farm life
Agricultural workers
Local histories
Ranching
Foodways
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